Billiard Table with two mahognay cue stands, six cues, (two marked Gillows) and two maces (one marked Gillows).
- Oak, slate & mahogany
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £27,000)
- Acquired in:
- Lancaster Billiards Table Company
The bed, originally of wood (converted to slate) rests on six turned reeded legs. Wooden plaque affixed to side of the table is carved in relief 'GILLOWS No 1081'.
Thomas Botfield (believed bought from Gillows); Beriah Botfield; Isabella Botfield; by descent to Viscount Weymouth, Marquess of Bath; Peirce, Thorpe & Marriot, 1944 on the premises of Norton Hall.
Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3)
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